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Chippewa Moraine Interpretive Center

Exhibits and videos explain the glacial history of the region. Live and stuffed native animals are also on display. Visitors can also hold a snake, pet a turtle, dig for fossils, or snowshoe. Part of the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State…

13394 County Hwy M
New Auburn

 dnr.wi.gov
 (715) 967-2800

Hobbs Observatory

Hobbs Observatory consists of two domes with computer-operated telescopes, a large lecture room and a resource room. It features a digital camera that allows images from the telescopes to be stored on computer disks or transmitted to a video…

S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

 cvastro.org/hobbs-observatory
 (715) 877-2212

James Newman Clark Bird Museum

The bird museum, circular in shape, contains four dioramas and surrounds the planetarium in Phillips Hall room 002. The 530 species housed in the museum were collected by James Newman Clark from the 1870s through the 1920s. Two popular…

Phillips Hall UW-Eau Claire, 101 Roosevelt Ave.
Eau Claire

 uwec.edu
 (715) 836-3523